|Alternative names||Cemita poblana|
|Type||Bread roll or sandwich|
|Place of origin||Mexico|
|Region or state||Puebla|
The cemita is a torta originally from Puebla, Mexico. Also known as cemita poblana, it derives from the city (and region) of Puebla. The word refers to the sandwich as well as to the roll it is typically served on, a bread roll covered with sesame seeds. The bread is made with egg, and resembles brioche. Additionally, the ingredients usually are restricted to sliced avocado, meat, white cheese, onions, the herb pápalo and red sauce (salsa roja). It is sold by Mexican street food vendors.
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